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Assistant Professor

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Applicants should submit by email (jmalenka@pitt.edu) a curriculum vitae, a statement up to three pages of research interests and future plans, and names and contact details of three references to: Chair, Assistant Professor Search Committee, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, A419 Crabtree Hall, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Review of applications will commence upon receipt and will continue until the positions are filled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 34205-GSPH-Infectious Diseases & Microbiology
Position Number 0132308
Position Details

The Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology in the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health invites applications for two Assistant Professors, outside the tenure stream, in the area of viral immunology. Applicants must have a PhD or MD degree or equivalent. The Department is searching for individuals with extensive expertise in human Immunology, with and particular strengths in dendritic cell biology, HIV and herpesvirus immunobiology, and anti-viral T cell mediated immunity. The selected individuals will direct immunological studies in the setting of HIV that focuses on the central role of dendritic cells in linking the innate and adaptive branches of immunity. They will supervise technical personnel and graduate students, perform graduate level formal teaching, and conduct academic and research services. Special consideration will be given to those candidates with a proven publication track record in the subject matter, and experience in preparing NIH grant applications. The candidates will have flexibility to develop his/her own collaborative project with the Principal Investigator.

Application Process

Applicants should submit by email (jmalenka@pitt.edu) a curriculum vitae, a statement up to three pages of research interests and future plans, and names and contact details of three references to: Chair, Assistant Professor Search Committee, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, A419 Crabtree Hall, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Review of applications will commence upon receipt and will continue until the positions are filled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 02/02/2015
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person
Contact Email jmalenka@pitt.edu
Contact Phone